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A Bioequivalence Study Comparing Methylprednisolone Suspension to Methylprednisolone Tablets Under Fed Conditions

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01405170
First received: July 25, 2011
Last updated: October 25, 2011
Last verified: October 2011
  Purpose
A study to determine whether a new formulation of methylprednisolone suspension is bioequivalent to methylprednisolone tablets under fed conditions.

Condition Intervention Phase
Therapeutic Equivalency
Drug: methylprednisolone
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Phase 1, Open-Label, Randomized, Single-Dose, 2-Treatment, Crossover Bioequivalence Study Comparing Constituted Methylprednisolone Powder For Oral Suspension 4 mg/mL To Methylprednisolone 32 mg Tablet Under Fed Conditions

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • AUCinf (area under the concentration time curve to infinity) [ Time Frame: 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 16, 24 hours post dose ]
  • Cmax (maximum concentration) [ Time Frame: 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 16, 24 hours post dose ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • AUClast (area under the concentration time curve to last time point) [ Time Frame: 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 16, 24 hours post dose ]
  • Tmax (time at maximum concentration) [ Time Frame: 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 16, 24 hours post dose ]
  • Half-life [ Time Frame: 0, 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 16, 24 hours post dose ]

Estimated Enrollment: 16
Study Start Date: October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: methylprednisolone suspension Drug: methylprednisolone
constituted powder for oral suspension 4 mg/mL single dose at 32 mg
Active Comparator: methylprednisolone tablets Drug: methylprednisolone
tablets 32 mg single dose

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male or female subjects between the ages of 21 and 55 years.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 17.5 to 30.5 kg/m2 and a total body weight > 45 kg (99 lbs).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any condition possible affecting drug absorption (eg, gastectomy).
  • A positive urine drug screen.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01405170

Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01405170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B0121008
Study First Received: July 25, 2011
Last Updated: October 25, 2011

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
bioequivalence study
methylprednisolone
suspension
tablets
fed

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prednisolone acetate
Methylprednisolone acetate
Methylprednisolone
Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate
Prednisolone
Prednisolone hemisuccinate
Prednisolone phosphate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antiemetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 24, 2017